Hastings and Rye select Sarah Owen

1st December, 2011 11:40 am

Sarah Owen has been selected as Labour’s candidate for Hastings and Rye – the latest of the “island seat” selections. Owen was born and raised in the constituency and has a wealth of experience working in Brighton and Hove Council, London Fire Brigade and providing frontline care.  She’s currently Political Adviser to Lord Sugar – and is working on Labour’s national small business policy.

You can read more about Sarah here.

Congratulations to Sarah, and commiserations to the other shortlisted candidates.

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  • What an excellent candidate – and a very small majority to overturn as well

    • Anonymous

      Looks to be a local lass, who worked hard for the party.

  • Lauren Pang

    It is so very exciting to see a Chinese candidate for Labour. I was shocked when I heard there has never been a Chinese MP in the history of parliament. Not least, I only hear great things about Sarah from people and her committment to Labour values and women’s rights. I wish her all the best. Please let Hastings and Rye vote for her and make the first Chinese MP a Labour MP.


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